Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Ben Sheets left Thursday night's 6-2 win over the Houston Astros with tightness in his lower back.
Sheets (2-0), who recorded the win, scattered four hits and gave up two runs while striking out three before exiting in the fifth inning. Dave Burba and Ben Ford pitched four hitless innings to preserve the win.
Sheets has had much success against the Astros in his career, posting an 8-2 mark in 12 games. The eight wins that Sheets has against the Astros are the most versus any major league club that the pitcher has faced.